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  • Special Order Item
  • Usually Ships in 2 days
  • E-Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 84mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
  • One SLD Element, Two Aspherical Elements

Great lightweight, compact and well-built portrait lens for APS-C Sony Mirrorless Cameras.



Sigma 56mm F/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens for Sony E-Mount

Unleash Creativity with Precision

Elevate your photography and videography with the Sigma 56mm F/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens for Sony E-Mount. Designed with cutting-edge technology, this lens combines compactness, lightweight construction, and superior image quality, making it a versatile choice for everyday shooting.

Key Features:

  1. Smooth AF for Video Shooting:

    • Experience seamless autofocus ideal for video shooting. The stepping motor ensures smooth and quiet autofocus, while compatibility with Sony E-mount Fast Hybrid AF provides precise tracking, even with moving subjects.
  2. High-Precision Brass Bayonet Mount:

    • The lens features a rugged brass bayonet mount, combining high precision with durability. Treated surfaces enhance strength, contributing to the exceptional build quality of the lens.
  3. Dust and Splash-Proof Construction:

    • With a special sealing on the mount, this lens is designed to withstand various conditions. The dust and splash-proof construction ensures reliability in diverse shooting environments.
  4. Minimized Flare and Ghosting:

    • Optical design resistant to strong incident light sources, such as backlighting, minimizes flare and ghosting. The Super Multi-Layer Coating enhances contrast, producing sharp images even in challenging backlit conditions.
  5. Rounded Diaphragm:

    • The 9-blade rounded diaphragm creates an attractive blur in out-of-focus areas, adding a touch of artistic flair to your images.
  6. Compact Mid-Tele Lens with F1.4 Brightness:

    • The 56mm F1.4 DC DN | Contemporary is the smallest in its class among F1.4 mid-tele lenses for APS-C mirrorless cameras. Enjoy the fun of shooting wide open with impressive bokeh and brightness.
  7. Lightweight Construction with SLD Glass Element:

    • Axial color aberration is efficiently corrected by incorporating a Special Low Dispersion (SLD) glass element. The lens achieves a compact and lightweight construction without compromising image quality.

Technical Information:

  • Lens Construction: 10 elements in 6 groups
  • Angle of View (DC): 28.5°
  • Number of Diaphragm Blades: 9 (Rounded diaphragm)
  • Minimum Aperture: F16
  • Minimum Focusing Distance: 50cm / 19.7in.
  • Maximum Magnification Ratio: 1:7.4
  • Filter Size: ø55mm
  • Dimensions: ø66.5mm x 59.5mm / ø2.6in. x 2.3in.
  • Weight: 280g / 9.9oz.
  • Available in Sony E-mount / Micro Four Thirds / Canon M-Mount


The Sigma 56mm F/1.4 DC DN Contemporary Lens for Sony E-Mount is a powerhouse of creativity, combining advanced features with a compact design. Whether you’re into photography or videography, this lens delivers precision and versatility, making it an essential tool for capturing moments with exceptional clarity and artistry. Step into a new realm of imaging possibilities with Sigma’s innovative lens technology.

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Lens construction

10 elements in 6 groups

Angle of view(DC)


Number of diaphragm blades

9 (Rounded diaphragm)

Minimum aperture


Minimum focusing distance

50cm / 19.7in.

Maximum magnification ratio


Filter size



(diameter x length)

ø66.5mm x 59.5mm /

ø2.6in. x 2.3in.


280g/ 9.9oz.

280g/ 9.9oz.

Sony E-mount / Micro Four Thirds / Canon M-Mount